[Python-Dev] String methods... finally
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Jun 12 11:31:08 CEST 1999
> expandtabs is used frequently in IDLE and even pyclbr.py now. Curiously,
> though, they almost never want the tab-expanded string, but rather its len.
looked in stropmodule.c lately:
static PyObject *
/* First pass: determine size of output string */
/* Second pass: create output string and fill it */
(btw, I originally wrote that code for pythonworks ;-)
how about an "expandtabslength" method?
or maybe we should add lazy evaluation of strings!
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